Robust, Reliable, Proven Tape Backup
The Industry Standard
The Quantum DLT 8000 tape drive system advances the standard in tape backup
with improvements to capacity, performance, and cost of ownership while maintaining
compatibility with a worldwide installed base of more than one million DLTtape™ drives.
The Quantum DLT 8000 tape drive will decrease your data backup time, give you the flexibility
to scale to a wide range of backup applications, and protect your investment in previous
generations of DLTtape technology.
Through a number of design and technological innovations, the Quantum DLT 8000 tape drive
delivers higher performance, greater capacity, increased reliability, and more functionality
at a better price. For example, the Quantum DLT 8000 provides a native storage capacity of
40 gigabytes (GB) and a native transfer rate of 6 megabytes per second (MB/sec). This represents
a 15 percent higher capacity and 20 percent faster throughput than the Quantum DLT 7000 tape
drive To ensure superior accuracy, the Quantum DLT 8000 recording head boasts an average life
of 50,000 hours. In fact, the Quantum DLT 8000 tape drive is rated at 250,000 hours MTBF at 100
percent duty cycle, which is 25 percent greater than the pervious DLTtape products. The Quantum
DLTtape system is also economical and incredibly reliable, with a shelf life of 30 years and a
working life of one million passes. By offering a high level of performance at an exceptional price,
the Quantum DLT 8000 makes tape backup practical and affordable for a wide range of applications,
including midrange computers, network servers, high-end workstations, and mainframe environments
running UNIX, NetWare, Microsoft Windows NT, LINUX, or proprietary operating systems.
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